Christian's Children: The Influence of John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress on American Children's Literature

Christian's Children: The Influence of John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress on American Children's Literature

by Ruth K. MacDonald

Hardcover

$44.01 $46.95 Save 6% Current price is $44.01, Original price is $46.95. You Save 6%.
Usually ships within 1 week

Overview

This in-depth study of John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress focuses especially on the American reception of the book and on American retellings of it for children from its original publication through the twentieth century. Of special interest are the chapters dealing with Bunyan's book as it appears in nine individual American works for children, spanning the 19th and 20th centuries, including Little Women, Huckleberry Finn, The Wizard of Oz, and Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm. The book also includes extensive bibliographic chapters on American editions of Bunyan's book and on children's editions, including picturebooks, textbooks, and toybooks.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780820410036
Publisher: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 03/01/1989
Series: American University Studies Series: Series 24: American Literature , #10
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: American reception of The Pilgrim's Progress retellings for children from original publication through the twentieth century. Focus on nine individual works for children; extensive bibliography.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews